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User Info: JoveHack

JoveHack
6 years ago#1
My wizard is fighting an owlbear and gets grabbed. Standard stuff, engrave dust Elbereths until free. Somehow, the owlbear starts moving around, but there's no message about fleeing or letting go of me. I'm not getting hurt either, but this is not a good situation for my character to be in.

Decide to make a break for the stairs (which is in sight) when the owlbear's on the opposite side. My wizard casts spell of Jumping, but he doesn't move and

You writhe a little in the grasp of the owlbear.

message appears. The owlbear was now two spaces away. Repeated the spell with the same effect: no movement, nonsensical message.

So I calmly walked to the upstairs while the owlbear continued its fleeing bit.

I thought at first that this was a jumping-caused bug, but it looks more like a partial failure of the Elbereth-fleeing reaction. It's still a jumping-related bug, though.

I was invisible through an invisibility ring, which may have helped cause the problem.
Jove the Sleep Depraved
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User Info: ahaeckerlin

ahaeckerlin
6 years ago#2
Nethack 4 saves the complete history of game states to help narrow down such bugs.
Tjr at the NetHack wiki: http://nethackwiki.com

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JoveHack
6 years ago#3
ahaeckerlin posted...
Nethack 4 saves the complete history of game states to help narrow down such bugs.


I'm looking forward to it.
Jove the Sleep Depraved
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ahaeckerlin
6 years ago#4
Try telnet nethack4.org :-)
Tjr at the NetHack wiki: http://nethackwiki.com

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JoveHack
6 years ago#5
ahaeckerlin posted...
Try telnet nethack4.org :-)


Afraid I don't have telnet configured any more. Please just tell me.
Jove the Sleep Depraved
http://primal.wikia.com

User Info: ahaeckerlin

ahaeckerlin
6 years ago#6
JoveHack posted...
ahaeckerlin posted...
Try telnet nethack4.org :-)


Afraid I don't have telnet configured any more. Please just tell me.


Or ssh nethack@nethack4.org (password "nethack").
Tjr at the NetHack wiki: http://nethackwiki.com

User Info: JoveHack

JoveHack
6 years ago#7
ahaeckerlin posted...
Try telnet nethack4.org :-)


Okay, downloaded PuTTY. Connected, created an account and started a game.

Funny looking characters, uppercase and lowercase "A"s with carets over them. Need to change some setting in PuTTY, obviously.

None of the movement keys, nor the 'S'ave key work.

Please advise.

Edit: Got the inventory and extended commands working. Changed to the settings for NAO, which I posted to RGRN some time back. Will try that tomorrow.
Jove the Sleep Depraved
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User Info: kawaiifan

kawaiifan
6 years ago#8
Good luck, and I hope everything worked out OK ^.^;
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